This originally appeared in Bloomberg Markets Magazine
Getting a handle on environmental, social, and governance information has become more crucial for investor relations officers and other corporate executives. A lot of money is invested in accordance with ESG-related guidelines these days. The 1,380 institutions that have signed the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment, for example, oversee $59 trillion of assets.
NEW YORK -- In his second stint as CEO of the company he founded and after 12 years in public office, Michael Bloomberg believes that leading from the front is as applicable in business just as it is in politics.
In an interview with the Nikkei, he explains how an ability to predict what customers are likely to want in the future has been a key to his company's success.